Time limit for availment of CENVAT of inputs and input services enhanced from 6 months to 1 year;
CENVAT credit for partial reverse charge to be allowed without any linkage of payment of amount of service;
Exemption allowed on transportation facilities of a patient by an ambulance;
Definition of government introduced for the first time;
No CENVAT is allowed in case abatement is opted for transport of goods by rail
Abatement for GTA(Goods transport services) by road reduced from 75% to 70%( resulting in effective tax rate from 3.09% to 3.708%)
Reimbursements of expenditures made specifically taxable, in order to avoid undue dispute/ litigations
Levy on the service provided by way of access to amusement facility such as rides, bowling alleys, amusement arcades, water parks, theme parks, etc.
Levy on service by way of carrying out any processes as job work for production or manufacture of alcoholic liquor for human consumption.
All services provided by govt. to business entity is proposed to make taxable.
Service tax exemption on mutual fund distributors withdrawn (simultaneously, it has fallen under full reverse charge ).
Telephone services by Departmentally run public telephone shall be brought in the ambit of service tax
Transport of goods for export by road from the factory to a land customs station (LCS) is being exempted.